Inside UNC Charlotte

Chancellor appoints Belk Plaza Design Committee members

Fourteen individuals representing the campus community and the city have been named to the Belk Plaza Design Committee.

Appointed by Chancellor Philip L. Dubois, the committee will assist the Charlotte architectural firm of LandDesign to transform Belk Plaza, the historic core quadrangle in which the Belk Tower is located. Earlier this year, the University announced plans to dismantle the tower due to significant structural deficiencies and deterioration.

Education professor participates in White House symposium

Special education and child development professor David Test was one of six leading scholars invited to speak at a recent White House symposium celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).

Area high-schoolers attend ‘Future 49ers Teach’

More than 300 Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools high school students spent the day at UNC Charlotte recently to explore careers in teaching. Hosted by the College of Education, Future 49ers Teach painted a picture of the teaching profession and of student life at UNC Charlotte. 

Food drive supports Niner Student Pantry

Participants in the Sports Clubs program conducted a food drive to benefit the Niner Student Pantry; volunteers recently delivered 2,200 pounds of canned food to the organization.

#GivingTuesday is opportunity to support the troops during the holidays

Service members who are deployed away from family and friends during the holidays remember the comfort of receiving cards from the public. As one soldier remarked for the Army News, “For those guys to receive letters, it was the thing that made Christmas for them in a place where the environment is not covered in snow and cheer but with sand and fear.”

Architecture professor’s firm designs unique vertical greenhouse

E/Ye Design (Ellinger Yehia Architects, LLC), founded in 2002 by Associate Professor of Architecture Jefferson Ellinger and Nona Yehia, has designed one of the first vertical greenhouses in the United States. The 13,500-square foot “Vertical Harvest” greenhouse, currently under construction in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, has an innovative three-story design that will allow the production equivalent of a five-acre farm.

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Supplemental Notices
Staff Council

Congratulations to the October 2015 recipients of the Golden Nugget Award.

The next Staff Council meeting will be at 9 a.m., Dec. 9, in Cone University Center, Room 111.

Nominate a staff member for a Golden Nugget Award.





Human Resources
Employees and family members, age 4 and older, who are covered by the State Health Plan, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) or other eligible plans can participate - See more at: https://inside.uncc.edu/notices/second-flu-shot-clinic-scheduled-nov-4#sthash.68gFOUYP.dpuf

Employee Assistance Program

UNC Charlotte has partnered with ComPsych GuidanceResources Worldwide to provide Employee Assistance Program (EAP) benefits to full-time permanent employees. ComPsych has a proven track record of delivering high-quality, innovative services supported by best-in-class customer service. 

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Faculty Council

The Faculty Council is a policy making and consultative body, responsible for the quality of instruction and scholarship at the University.

Jeffrey Leak, faculty president, authored the opinion piece “UNC Charlotte and the faculty pay raise” published in the Charlotte Observer.

More about faculty governance.